The winners of the 88th Annual Academy Awards will be white. Sure, there might be a couple of minority directors or special effects teams nominated, but the major award-winners will be lily-tinted. For the second year in a row.
During her senior year of high school, Santa Clara first-year Riley O’Connell wrote a 15-minute slam poem that earned her a spot among five finalists vying to be 2015’s Denver Youth Poet Laureate. It was her first official poetry performance.